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Table 5 Multiple linear regression analysis for association between malaria knowledge scores and socio-demographic parameters and treatment-seeking patterns of construction workers in Mangaluru, India, June–September 2012 (n = 119)

From: Construction site workers’ malaria knowledge and treatment-seeking pattern in a highly endemic urban area of India

Predictor variable B SE β t p 95 % CI
Female worker −2.492 0.712 −0.281 −3.498 0.001a −3.903 −1.081
Illiteracy −0.836 0.492 −0.129 −1.700 0.092 −1.811 0.138
History of malaria within 1 year 1.759 0.491 0.276 3.585 <0.001a 0.787 2.732
Prefer allopathic treatment 2.365 0.717 0.283 3.298 0.001a 0.944 3.786
Prefer public healthcare facility 0.114 0.578 0.016 0.197 0.844 −1.032 1.260
Constant 7.830
  1. SE standard error; Coefficient of correlation (r = 0.646); coefficient of determination (r2 = 0.417)
  2. Dependent variable ‘malaria knowledge score’ (range 0–16)
  3. aSignificant (p < 0.05)